Kouznetsova A.G. 1
1 Tobolsk State Social Pedagogical Academy n.a. D.I. Mendeleyev
The article contains brief survey of directions of activity of specialist on social work as the subject of social work. We made the analysis of theoretical sources, concerning concept characteristic of terms “problem”, “social problem”, “types of citizen and families’ social problems”, “propaedeutics”, “pedagogical propaedeutics”. Approaches to determining of social problems’ types are taken into consideration. Types of social problems are correlated with category of client of social service’s organization. We made interscientific analysis of concept “propaedeutics”. The content of concept “pedagogical propaedeutics” is correlated with directions and character of activity of district specialist on social work. The content of term “pedagogical propaedeutics of families’ social problems” is made more precise to activity of district specialist on social work.